Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–815.05. Requirement for deed before action against current occupant of foreclosed property.

(a) No purchaser from a foreclosure auction or other auction shall issue a notice to quit or otherwise initiate an action for possession, ejectment, or their equivalents, or charge rent, fair use and occupancy, or their equivalents, against a current occupant unless a deed transfers the property to the purchaser and the deed is recorded at the Recorder of Deeds.

(b) This section does not alter the rights of tenants whose tenancies survive foreclosure.